kites
May 17 2016
By the time you read this, you'll have just barely missed the Ocean Beach Kite Festival, San Diego's premier gathering of people with serious Ben Franklin envy. Still, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy...
campland
May 17 2016
You know those friends who "love" camping, but when you've found your plot, they don't know how to construct a tent? And then, they wonder where the bathrooms are
garden2
May 17 2016
Take a detour through some of the curvy residential streets in Mission Hills and you might unexpectedly find yourself in front of what looks like the work of Edward Scissorhands
turistalibrewaterpark
May 17 2016
When is the last time you went down a huge waterslide slightly buzzed on beers rimmed with chamoy and Tajin? The answer might be years, yesterday or never
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May 3 2016
It's not Pacific Beach, it's PB. Anyone who says otherwise isn't a local or hasn't romped around its raucous streets enough. T
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April 6 2016
If something seems fishy in San Diego, it's not the beach. It's Little Italy, the former hub of the world's once-leading tuna industry
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March 29 2016
An artist, a writer and a branding expert walk into a bar... But seriously, it's no secret that beer is big business in San Diego and nothing can make or break that business more than the logo
livewire
March 28 2016
Agreeing to compile a roundup of just five San Diego dive beer bars is akin to asking to be crucified
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March 28 2016
Coinciding with the arrival of the world’s most famous roaming brewer (Mikkeller’s Mikkel Borg Bjergsø), San Diego has lost one of its native sons to the call of gypsy brewing in Australia
omarpassons
March 28 2016
The latest tally of brewhouses in San Diego County is 121, with another 26 planned or in the works. As with so many other industries that are prone to boom-and-bust cycles, it’s only natural to wonder...
EINSTEIN
March 2 2016
South Park—or Golden Hill, depending on whom you ask—is the quaintly hip neighborhood nestled southeast of Balboa Park, as well as below North Park and the lesser-known, rectangular Burlingame...
matchmaker_iphone_web
Feb. 9 2016
Spritzr connects to Facebook so friends can suggest matches for others, allowing a personalized touch that also feeds into the life-meddling, stalker-like online tendencies of which we're all guilty
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Feb. 9 2016
On a drunk, lonely Saturday night in 2011, I found myself staring at my laptop, logged onto Amazon.com and debating whether or not to purchase The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists....
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Feb. 9 2016
A few years ago, Morgan, a 53-year-old living in Vista, chose to give up her 25-year marriage and a successful career as a consultant and realtor to focus on getting the most out of her sexual life. To...
smallhands_web
Feb. 9 2016
The story of Aaron Thompson's career in pornographic films is actually quite a romantic one. It's the kind of story that might make for an excellent rom-com one day, albeit a decidedly R-rated one
5thMarket_web
Feb. 3 2016
Despite being the hub of many a drunken adventure, downtown San Diego is maturing into adulthood. The urban core still scares some, but like most unknowns, familiarity eventually breeds appreciation or...
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Jan. 6 2016
North Park leans on Balboa Park’s right-hand shoulder, catty-corner from downtown, and for a time donned a black sheep rep compared to San Diego’s beachy counterparts
wellington
Dec. 16 2015
There will be blowouts galore on Dec. 31 as San Diego bids farewell to the year that was 2015. No two people want to spend New Year’s Eve the same way, so we’ve panned for gold and mined a...
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Nov. 24 2015
What a devilish contest. The annual Fiction 101 Challenge asks entrants to paint a scene or tell a story using no more than 101 words (title not included)
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Oct. 14 2015
BEST Antique Shop Ocean Beach Antique Mall Honorable Mention: La Mesa Antique Mall, India Street Antiques, Antique Warehouse, Ark Antiques BEST Arts & Crafts Store Artist & Craftsman

Calendar

  • Known as the ‘Official Scripps National Spelling Bee Watch Party for Adults,’ guests can cheer on kids in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on ESPN before competing in a spelling bee themselves
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • A mass action against the closing of the UCSD University Art Gallery. Participants will meet at the Silent Tree (located near the Library Walk) and march together toward the Gallery
  • Local science illustrator Melissa Walter presents new abstract works that are literal interpretations of astronomical theories
  • So Say We All invites listeners to hear stories about real life, the internet, the ways those places intersect or the way they don't intersect at all, told by seven locals
  • The author, comic book writer, and son of Stephen King will sign his new apocalyptic thriller, The Fireman
See all events on Thursday, May 26